The Bassett Network Digestive Diseases Division includes four full-time gastroenterologists, one part-time gastroenterologist, and several per diem gastroenterologists who divide their time between Bassett Medical Center, Oneonta Specialty Services (OSS), Herkimer Health Center and Cobleskill Regional Hospital. The division also includes three full-time nurse practitioners. In addition, members of the Department of Surgery perform endoscopy procedures at all of the locations listed above as well as Little Falls Hospital, O’Connor Hospital and Fox Hospital.

The Digestive Disease Center (GI Lab) at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown is located on level T1 of the clinic building and performs a full range of endoscopy procedures including:

  • Colonoscopy
  • EGD (gastroscopy)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Motility studies
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy or jejunostomy
  • Breath hydrogen test (lactose intolerant and bacterial overgrowth)

To make an appointment, contact your primary care provider or call 607-547-3388.


Procedures at Bassett's other locations include colonoscopy, EGD and flexible sigmoidoscopy.

Preparation Instructions:

Colonoscopy Preparation Using Split Dose Miralax Solution
Colonoscopy Preparation (2 day double prep)
Colonoscopy Preparation (2 day split dose)
Gastroscopy (EGD) Preparation
Hydrogen Breath Test Preparation

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